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USHB561EngrossProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-09-30
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1812EngrossVet Center Eligibility Expansion Act
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2020-09-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB2372EngrossVeterans' Care Quality Transparency Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to report on all memoranda of understanding and memoranda of agreement entered into by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with non-VA entiti...
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2020-09-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6168EngrossVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2020, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothin...
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2020-09-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1925EngrossTo designate the Manhattan Campus of the New York Harbor Health Care System of the Department of Veterans Affairs as the "Margaret Cochran Corbin Campus of the New York Harbor Health Care System". This bill designates the Manhattan Campus of the New ...
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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate.
USHB3798EngrossEqual Access to Contraception for Veterans Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring payment from a veteran for any contraceptive item that is required to be covered by health insurance plans without a cost-sharing req...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4983EngrossTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Gilbert, Arizona, as the "Staff Sergeant Alexander W. Conrad Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the ...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5023EngrossTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Youngstown, Ohio, as the "Carl Nunziato VA Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Youngstown, Ohio, ...
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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate.
USHB5245EngrossSHIELD for Veterans Act Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act This bill updates debt collection and overpayment processes related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits or programs. Specifically, the bi...
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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 555.
USHB7105EngrossDELIVER Act Dependable Employment and Living Improvements for Veterans Economic Recovery Act
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2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7347EngrossTo designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ann Arbor, Michigan, as the "Lieutenant Colonel Charles S. Kettles Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center". This bill designates the medical center of the Department of V...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8247EngrossVeterans COMPACT Act of 2020 Veterans Comprehensive Prevention, Access to Care, and Treatment Act of 2020
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2020-09-24
Received in the Senate.
USHB7984IntroStrengthening Oversight of DHS Intelligence Act
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2020-09-24
To House Subcommittee on Intelligence and Counterterrorism
USSB785EngrossCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill makes updates related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, mental health care, care for women veterans, and telehealth care. TITLE I--I...
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2020-09-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB1646EngrossA bill to designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in St. Augustine, Florida, as the "Leo C. Chase Jr. Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic". This bill designates the community-based outpatient clinic of ...
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2020-09-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3010EngrossHonoring All Veterans Act This bill adds the following as a mission statement for the Department of Veterans Affairs: To fulfill President Lincoln's promise to care for those who shall have borne the battle and for their families, caregivers, and sur...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3228EngrossVA Mission Telehealth Clarification Act This bill authorizes health professional trainees of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide treatment to veterans via telemedicine. To provide such treatment, a trainee must be under the supervision...
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2020-09-23
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 553.
USHB6092EngrossVeteran's Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement programs and resources related to the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to e...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6589EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Chief Financial Officer Authority and Collaboration Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a plan that includes steps and timelines to address the material weakness of the VA a...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7795EngrossVeterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to publish on its website the disability benefit questionnaire forms for non-VA medical providers submitting evidence regarding a disab...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4393IntroTEAM Act of 2020 Toxic Exposure in the American Military Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4511IntroVeteran Benefits Enhancement and Expansion Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB8276EngrossTo authorize the President to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to Alwyn C. Cashe for acts of valor during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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2020-09-23
Received in the Senate.
USSB4072EngrossA bill to designate the clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Bend, Oregon, as the "Robert D. Maxwell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic". This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Bend, Oregon, as the Robert D. M...
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2020-09-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB743EngrossMerrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs Congress to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), commonly known as Merrill's Marauders, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service...
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2020-09-22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5843IntroStrengthening Oversight for Veterans Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7163IntroVA FOIA Reform Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reduce the backlog of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests by 75% within three years of enactment of the bill. Additionally, the VA must reduce the backlog...
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7785IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to extend certain employment and reemployment rights to members of the National Guard who perform State active duty. This bill extends certain employment and reemployment rights and benefits to members of the Na...
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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6493IntroVeterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act This bill updates the placement and treatment of the disability benefit questionnaire form of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill requires the VA to publish the disability be...
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7287IntroTo clarify the licensure requirements for contractor medical professionals to perform medical disability examinations for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7445IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to expand eligibility for home loans from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to certain members of the reserve components of the Armed Forces.
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USHB8270IntroI am Vanessa Guillen Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB8269IntroAsk Veterans Act
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2020-09-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8275IntroReducing Veteran Homelessness Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB332IntroAgent Orange Exposure Fairness Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to brief Congress and report on the efforts of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide benefits to veterans who served in the Republic...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 535.
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
USSB629IntroAccountability in Department of Veterans Affairs Scheduling and Consult Management Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 537.
USSB805IntroSHIELD for Veterans Act of 2020 Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill limits the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recover overpayments of benefits from veterans. Among ot...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 539.
USSB711IntroCARE for Reservists Act of 2019 Care and Readiness Enhancement for Reservists Act of 2019
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 538.
USSB2216IntroTEAM Veteran Caregivers Act Transparency and Effective Accountability Measures for Veteran Caregivers Act The bill revises the administration of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) caregiver programs. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to formall...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 540.
USSB2950IntroVeterans Burn Pits Exposure Recognition Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 542.
USSB3235IntroVeterans Posttraumatic Growth Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a two-year pilot program to study the effectiveness of nonprofit post-traumatic growth programs to determine (1) the outcomes of such programs in ...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 543.
USSB3282IntroProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 544.
USSB3643IntroVA Mission Telehealth Clarification Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 545.
USSB4384IntroK2 Veterans Advocacy Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into an agreement with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to complete a study to identify and assess any causation or correlation b...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 546.
USHB8257IntroTransparency for Wounded Warriors Act
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2020-09-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8261IntroPresumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4566IntroModernizing Notice of Lease Terminations for Servicemembers Act of 2020
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2020-09-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8248IntroDiversity in Military Leadership Act
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2020-09-14
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB8237IntroProtecting the Employment Rights of Servicemembers Act
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2020-09-14
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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